According to Land Title Guarantee Company , Eagle County passed the $1 billion dollar mark in sales in November 2011. This is the 14th year since 1996 that the county has passed the $1 billion dollar mark with the exception of 2009. There were 121 sales in November that totaled $124.8 million. The majority of the transactions were down valley in Eagle and Gypsum. Lower priced homes made up the majority of the sales; with 71% of the sales being under $1 million dollars.
The largest price per square foot home was in Vail's Solaris Residences. The Vail Golf Course was the area with the highest average sales price; $6.2 million over two transactions. One of those sales was a newly built home which sold for $9.25 million which was the highest priced transaction in all of Eagle County for the month of November. There were nine transactions over $4 million in the month of November which was the most transactions in this category in any month in 2011.
As 2011 draws to an end, we open the New Year with an abundance of choices in condos for sale in Vail and the Lionshead area. Currently in those areas there are almost three dozen (35) homes for sale priced between one and two million dollars. To be close to the ski slopes where there is virtually ski in/ ski out living, buyers are looking at paying anywhere from one thousand dollars per square foot up to eighteen hundred dollars a square foot.. For specific information on any of the properties for sale in Vail, Lionshead, Beaver Creek and the Vail Valley, see my contact information.
It's that time of year again, and Vail's annual Holidaze event to celebrate the holiday season with light, music, fun in the snow, and holiday goodies is just around the corner. With events throughoutVail Village and the Solarisice skating rink as well as tree lightings, the list goes on!
The best place to celebrate the season with your family, Holidaze offers tons of activities to keep you and your family in the spirit while enjoying Christmas at the best place on earth. See below for a complete schedule of family fun and events!
While countless ski resorts across America offer great skiing options to escape with the family for the holidays, not all resorts offer fun for the whole family. Vail and Beaver Creek made Forbes' list for 10 best Ski Resorts for Family Friendly Vacations. Vail and Beaver Creek, like other ski destinations that offer kid friendly options, include the following:
Our annual ski swap benifitting the Ski and Snowboard Club Vail continues today. At 1pm admission will be free. I am excited, but even more, I'm excited because historically if we get a foot of snow on or before the Ski Swap or Halloween then we are in for a wonderful year of snow.....And we got a foot of perfect early season snow just this week.
If you are looking forward to coming up to Vail and enjoying a year of great snow and have yet to get your very own place there is still time. There are lots of great deals out there. Here's a place right in the middle of Vail Village for only $545,000.
This is Vail Core Condo and is a studio plus loft and now you even get access to a year-round pool and hot tub.
The VMS Home Tour has become a Vail tradition that allows Vail Mountain School to offer scholarshops based on financial need to a greater number of children each year.? In it's 39th year, the Vail Mountain School Home tour will have some fabulous homes on tour this year.? In the center of Vail Village, recently completed this summer, there will be two privates residences available to see in Solaris.? In one of Vail's premier neighborhoods, you will be able to visit 254 Beaver Dam Road, 265 Beaver Dam Road, 332 Beaver Dam Circle and 424 Forest Road.? After much anticipation, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Vail will open this fall, and the Home Tour guests will?be able to ?preview one of it's penthouse units.
The $250 million dollar Four Seasons Resort Vail has delayed its opening again and there is currently no new opening date for the project.? The current owner, an affiliate of Barclays Capital Real Estate, filed suit against Ground Engineering Consultants in U.S. District Court.? The lawsuit alleges the Ground Engineering did not provide the "elongation test" which confirm that the building is structually sound, which it had been hired to produce.? The issues found were isolated, have been addressed and are in the process of being repaired.
The Four Seasons remains under construction in Vail Village.? It broke ground in 2005 and was originally scheduled to be complete in 2008.? It is slated to have 121 hotel rooms, 16 condos and 19 fractional residences.?